I’m the last person to say adults can’t enjoy some entertainment that’s meant for a young audience (for instance I’ve watched the Avatar series several times) but can we all stop pretending that Harry Potter is some sort of masterpiece of literature? The world-building is silly, the characters are mostly 1-dimensional,… Read more
I do worry that as a society, we are tending to treat allegations in a manner of “guilty until proven innocent” rather than the way it’s supposed to work. It’s not a perfect system, particularly when it comes to the difficult subject matter of sexual assault, but the presumption of innocence is a fundamental… Read more
I totally understand not wanting to experience works of media that are grim, bitter, and unhappy, but it kinda bums me out how many people are making the argument that it’s bad because of that. “I don’t want to play something so unhappy” is fine, but “this is bad because it’s so unhappy” is pretty shitty, IMO. Read more
He didn't play himself if you actually looking into the history of methodologies surrounding school shootings in the Columbine days the method was to surround the site. Now the first team on scene goes in to attempt and minimize the loss of life. That is a result of training a advances in psychology.
The concept that social workers are somehow going to stop hardened criminals when armed police forces barely do, is pretty much a fantasy
The quarantine has gotten my mom talking a lot more about the Tribulation and how everything’s coming to an end soon. It’s so disheartening to hear, and to know that arguments won’t work. I ask, “Why is it more likely that THIS is the End of Days when it wasn’t when the Black Plague killed a third of Europe or when… Read more
NO DUDE A NEW XCOM GOT ANNOUNCED TODAY ITS OUTSIDE VOICE DAY
Could we call ST:D and ST:P entirely bloopers?